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Durango School Directory 2015-2016

Durango School District 9-R is Southwest Colorado’s largest school district with about 5,000 students enrolled.

  • Regular assessments demonstrate that Durango students consistently outperform students statewide on standardized tests in reading, writing, math, and science.
  • Seven elementary schools teach children in kindergarten through fifth grade.
  • Six of the seven schools offer a pre-school program.
  • Three elementary schools are located within Durango city limits; the other four are located throughout western La Plata County.
  • There are two middle schools in Durango, sixth through eighth grade.
  • A comprehensive high school, also in Durango, grades 9-12.
  • Student-to-teacher ratio district wide is 13-to-1, including regular classroom teachers, aides, and specialists.
  • The average elementary class has 20 students.

Durango School District 9-R- Public Schools

Durango School District 9-R     201 E 12th St. Durango, CO 81301  970.247.5411

Bayfield School District

Bayfield School District  24 Clover Drive Bayfield, CO 81122 970.884.2496

Ignacio School District

Ignacio School District 11  315 Ignacio St. Ignacio, CO 81137 (970) 563-9434


Fort Lewis College  1000 Rim Drive  Durango, CO 81301 (877)FLC-COLO

Southwest Community College  701 Camino del Rio Durango  970 247-2929

Private & Charter schools in Durango

Durango Montessori  1309 E 3rd Ave #6  970-769-3590

Grace Prepatory Academy K-12 83 Davidson Creek Rd Durango 970-385-7544

St. Columba Catholic School K-5  1801 E 2rd Ave Durango 970-247-5527

Columbine Christian School K-8  1775 Florida Rd Durango 970-259-1189

Colorado Timberline Academy  35554 Highway 550 970-247-5898

Animas High School  3206 Main Avenue, Durango 970-247-2474

Why we live and learn in Durango:

  • Ranked 3rd on the list of America’s Dreamtowns: 2006
  • Voted Best Mountain Biking Town: Outside Magazine 2006
  • Named a Place to Live and Play: Adventure Magazine 2006
  • Ranked #1 Micropolitan Community: Colorado College Rocky Mountain Report
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